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  • Remove the battery in to order avoid damaging internal components.

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  • Remove the twelve 6mm Phillips case screws from the bottom of the case.

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Image 1/1: Start on the right hand side, where there is a notch in the bezel for easiest removal.
  • Gently pry away the silver bezel above the keyboard and below the display using a spudger.

  • Start on the right hand side, where there is a notch in the bezel for easiest removal.

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Image 1/3: Pull the keyboard up and toward the monitor to reveal the ribbon cable beneath. Image 2/3: Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the keyboard ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard Image 3/3: Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the keyboard ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard
  • Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws retaining the keyboard.

  • Pull the keyboard up and toward the monitor to reveal the ribbon cable beneath.

  • Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the keyboard ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard

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Image 1/2: Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws holding the display hinge on both sides of the laptop. Image 2/2: Support the display as you loosen the hinges, to avoid the screen falling and breaking.
  • Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the LCD display ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard.

  • Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws holding the display hinge on both sides of the laptop.

  • Support the display as you loosen the hinges, to avoid the screen falling and breaking.

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Image 1/2: Gently pry the CMOS battery out of its retaining clip using a spudger Image 2/2: Gently pry the CMOS battery out of its retaining clip using a spudger
  • Remove the seven 6mm Phillips scres holding the trackpad/palm rest to the motherboard.

  • Gently pry the CMOS battery out of its retaining clip using a spudger

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Image 1/2: Remove the trackpad ribbon cable from the motherboard using a spudger Image 2/2: Remove the trackpad ribbon cable from the motherboard using a spudger
  • Remove the low profile connector for the keyboard status lights located next to the video card heat sink using a spudger

  • Remove the trackpad ribbon cable from the motherboard using a spudger

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  • Pull up and away on the uppercase to remove.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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